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passerine

of, relating to, or belonging to the Passeriformes, an order of birds characterized by the perching habit: includes the larks, finches, crows, thrushes, starlings, etc.
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Demographical, physiological, genetical and behavioural aspects of population biology of passerine birds.
2001) The present study deals with the Passeriformes group of birds and the main objective of the study was to observe and compare the population of passerine bird species in some selected sites in and around Lahore; assess the local status of passerine bird species by considering local conditions of the selected sites; Identify the overall threats to avian fauna; relate the population of passerine birds with reference to flora in old and new sites and suggest some recommendations to conserve the avian fauna in and around Lahore.
Autumnal premigratory and migratory periods in the Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs coelebs) and some other temperatezone passerine birds.
The gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), a migratory passerine bird, is known to be infected with the blood parasite Plasmodium relictum.
A total of 546 captured birds were checked for ticks, and parasites were found on 21 birds from 5 passerine bird species (Phoenicurus phoenicurus, Erythropygia galactotes, Iduna opaca, Acrocephalus scirpaceus, and I.
The remains of eleven genera of small mammals, one unidentified passerine bird, and fragments of orthopteran and coleopteran insects were identified from the cast material (Table 1).
This certainly must be true for the many passerine bird species (Passeriformes) that do not copulate during the egg-laying period (Birkhead and Moller 1993).
Between 1996 and 2013, 71 blue-crowned laughing thrush (Dryonastes courtoisi) chicks, a small passerine bird endemic to China, were born at Mulhouse Zoo in northeast France.
Our goal in this study is to verify non-random distribution of some Passerine bird species in areas with different levels of disturbance at the Serra do Mar sub region of Atlantic Forest.
To assess the regulatory potential of site dependence, we performed simulations based on field data for the Black-throated Blue Warbler (Dendroica caerulescens), a territorial, forest-nesting passerine bird (Holmes 1994).